Friday, 11 July 2014

to sea watch or not?........

2 Red necked Grebes a Little Gull and 95 Manxies went north past Whitburn by 07.15 this morning. Yes to sea watch or not that is the question... local birders are scratching their heads should i go to the obs or not, well we have had northerlies for a few days now and if you look at what has passed the Obs choose
It was a little quieter than yesterday but i got the feeling its still all to happen today. This is what i saw in order of appearance

Friday 10th July 05.05-07.15 N1-2 calm sea cloud cover

Common Scoter 82n 16s
Gannet 450n 10s
Arctic Tern 35n
Common Tern 32n
Puffin 47n 4s
Curlew 2n
Manxie 95n
Red th Diver 1n
Red necked Grebe 2nRed br Merganser 5n
Little Gull 1n adult
Porpoise 1n
Sandwich Tern 2n
Black h Gull 1s